Gnocchi, also known as gnocc in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy, is a popular Italian dish made from potato dough. It can be found in various towns and communes of Emilia-Romagna, including Bologna, Modena, and Parma. In Bologna, you can find gnocchi at traditional pasta shops like La Vecchia Scuola Bolognese and Pasta Fresca Naldi. In Modena, you can try gnocchi at Osteria Francescana, a renowned restaurant that has been awarded three Michelin stars. In Parma, you can find gnocchi at Salumeria Garibaldi, a local deli known for its authentic Italian products.

Gnocchi can be prepared in various ways, but two popular recipes include Gnocchi alla Sorrentina and Gnocchi di Patate al Gorgonzola. Gnocchi alla Sorrentina is a classic dish made with tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese, and fresh basil. Gnocchi di Patate al Gorgonzola is a delicious variation that combines the soft potato dumplings with a creamy gorgonzola cheese sauce.

Gnocchi from Emilia-Romagna has received the PAT (Traditional Agri-Foodstuffs) recognition, which guarantees its traditional production methods and quality. The specifications for PAT recognition include using specific varieties of potatoes, hand-shaping the gnocchi, and using traditional ingredients without any additives or preservatives.

– “Gnocchi alla Sorrentina Recipe” –
– “Gnocchi di Patate al Gorgonzola Recipe” –
– “La Vecchia Scuola Bolognese” –
– “Osteria Francescana” –
– “Salumeria Garibaldi” –